Tag: federal government
Washington, D.C. wildfires are crucial to the restoration of a healthy political environment.
How much land should the government own? Most Westerners don’t give it much thought, but stoically accept the reality that government owns almost all of the land around us.
So, on December 31, the State of Utah is formally demanding that Washington, D.C., relinquish control over more than 30 million acres of valuable land currently controlled by various federal bureaucracies.
As a close neighbor and regular user of Colorado National Monument in western Colorado close to Grand Junction, I suffered a sharp attack of NIMBYism when I heard of a 2011 proposal to turn one of the nation’s oldest national monuments into one of its smallest, newest national parks.
Those homes, farming operations, and indeed everything within the “view shed” of this magical mesa may be changed forever.